bastille[ ba-steel; French bas-tee-yuh ]SEE DEFINITION OF bastille
Synonyms for bastille
- black hole
- detention camp
- house of correction
- penal institution
- up the river
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BASTILLE
This Bouquet is a rascal who will be more likely to end in the Bastille than I, who did but defend my own.
You did good service at the taking of the Bastille, citizen?
Inform the Tribunal of what you did that day within the Bastille, citizen.
This time Hathelin had not the honour of the Bastille; he was sent to some depot.
In the winter, for being second in a duel, he was sent to the Bastille.
The Bastille and Vincennes both seemed to me too near to Paris.
The greater part of their servants have been sent to the Bastille.
He bears a warrant for your arrest and delivery to the governor of the Bastille.
The peasants took their cue from the Parisians, and treated every castle as a Bastille.
The people were in possession of the guns captured from the Bastille.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BASTILLE
- bottle up
- fence in
- hold captive
- hold hostage
- hold in custody
- keep captive
- keep in custody
- lock in
- lock up
- put away
- put behind bars
- rail in
- send to prison
- send up
- shut in
- take prisoner